The Biochemical Evolution of Protein Complexes

Todd M. Greco, Ileana M. Cristea

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Over the past decade, it became evident that proteins perform critical functions as components of specialized macromolecular complexes. Here, we discuss a recent study by Wan and colleagues, which highlights the significance of protein complexes by studying their conservation in organisms separated by up to a billion years of evolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-6
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry


  • Evolution
  • Interactome
  • Macromolecular complex
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Protein interactions
  • Protein-protein interaction


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